WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

Superstorm "Sandy" jolts the region and its politics. And candidates in D.C., Maryland and Virginia sprint for the finish in the final week of the election. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

Politics Hour Videos

Kojo and resident analyst Tom Sherwood talked with a group of candidates competing for at-large seats on the D.C. Council. The guests included Republican candidate Mary Brooks-Beatty, independent candidate David Grosso and incumbent Michael Brown.

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From Trembling Teacher To Seasoned Mentor: How Tim Gunn Made It Work

Gunn, the mentor to young designers on Project Runway, has been a teacher and educator for decades. But he spent his childhood "absolutely hating, hating, hating, hating school," he says.

How Do We Get To Love At 'First Bite'?

It's the season of food, and British food writer Bee Wilson has a book on how our food tastes are formed. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with her about her new book, "First Bite: How We Learn to Eat."

Osceola At The 50-Yard Line

The Seminole Tribe of Florida works with Florida State University to ensure it that its football team accurately presents Seminole traditions and imagery.

Reviving Payoff For Prediction – Of Terrorism Risk

Could an electronic market where people bet on the likelihood of attacks deter terrorism? NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Stephen Carter about the potential for a terror prediction market.

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